about us

Tom Turnbull

With over 30 years experience in production, Tom’s worldwide credits include commercial, documentary, television and feature production. He has extensive experience with Motion Control as well as Motion Capture, miniatures and VFX element photography. He is the recipient of BAFTA Awards for Best Visual Effects for "Titanic" (ITV Miniseries, 2012) and "Day of the Triffids" (BBC Miniseries, 2010), Gemini Awards for Best Visual Effects for “Terry” (CTV MOW, 2006), “Shattered City: the Halifax Explosion” (CBC MOW, 2004), and “The Arrow” (CBC miniseries, 1998) and has been nominated for three Prime Time Emmy Awards for “Fringe” (Fox, 2009), “Haven” (CBS miniseries, 2000) and “The Path to 9/11” (ABC miniseries, 2007).

Anthony Paterson

Through two decades of visual effects compositing, design, and supervision, numerous Gemini and Emmy award nominations, and with a background as the successful owner/operator of Nerve Digital, Anthony provides Rocket Science and its clients with a creative and effective management backbone. While managing all operations, finance, and technology of the company, Anthony makes time to design, supervise, and deliver photo-real visual effects, especially live action matte painting and 3D environments, for both feature film and television clients.  In addition to his four prior Gemini nominations, Anthony has been nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award as Visual Effects Supervisor of “The Path to 9/11” (ABC miniseries, 2007).

Robert Crowther

It's not Brain Surgery, it's Rocket Science! Robert has been collaborating with producers and directors for more than 10 years, finding the most efficient and impressive ways to tell stories, with a little visual rocket fuel. You don't necessarily need a green screen!! Robert can provide ideas that guide the production and solve problems to achieve the otherwise impossible - either with planning, or on the fly. When the heck do you need it? Robert finishes his projects on schedule, to a top tier level, at the agreed cost. Recognized Quality... Robert has been nominated for a Prime time Emmy award and three Geminis, winning one Gemini.

Chris Nokes

Chris Nokes is our digital production manager and show producer for Rocket Science.  Chris has repeatedly demonstrated his skill in managing all aspects of the complex requirements of digital studio management for both feature film and episodic television.  He is adept at implementing and co-ordinating multiple production schedules, managing complex workflows and maintaining constant communication with our clients. His feature film and television credits include Pompeii (Constantin Film, 2014), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (Sony/Screengems, 2013), Resident Evil Retribution (Sony/Screengems, 2012), Dolphin Tale (Alcon Entertainment, 2012), Hannibal (NBC/Gaumont, 2013-2014), Copper (BBC America, 2013), and Revolution (NBC, 2013-2014).

Ian Britton

Ian brings an art and design background combined with fifteen years of experience working on television and film productions. The fusion of creative vision with technical innovation is what drives his passion for visual effects. Ian brings his enthusiasm and problem solving skills to each and every project regardless if they are large showcase effects, or more subtle 'invisible effects' that are only successful when they go undetected. He is involved from the early planning stages through to execution and final delivery. Ian has received a Gemini award and several more nominations over the span of his career, in addition to an Emmy nomination and a Visual Effects Society nomination.